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8th Grade Promotion

Welcome to our promotion page!
Promotion is an event that celebrates the culmination of our 8th-grade students. It is our hope that the students understand how much we have cherished them as a part of our community and that they return to help us grow our next leaders. As they venture off to high school we send them off with a dance, brunch, & awesome promotion.
The 2017 dates for our activities are as follows:
Knott's Berry Farm Trip - June 6, 2017 ; 8am - 8pm
Dance: June 9, 2017; 6pm-9pm - SJCA MPR 
Promotion: June 15, 2017; 5pm-6:30pm - Haugh Performing Arts Center @ Citrus College
Powder Puff: June 16, 2017; 8am
Brunch: June 16, 2017; 9:30am - 11am - SJCA MPR
Links to viewable PDF documents are below.
Arleen Lemus | Administrator of Secondary Education
Updated News:
Panoramic Picture - Wednesday, May 24
Please make sure that your child is at school ON TIME as the picture is taken first thing in the morning.
 Promotion Ticket Request Forms - sent home Tuesday, May 23
 PROMOTION TICKET REQUEST FORMS  were passed out to your student on Tuesday. Please return your form to the HB teacher or straight to Ms. Lemus.
Important Note: 
  • You are guaranteed 6 tickets - but must write the amount on the first line. 
  • If you don't need 6 tickets you can write 4, 5, or whatever amount it is that you need.
  • If you need more than 6 tickets - write the extra amount of the second line.
  • We cannot guarantee the extra tickets, but we will do our best to meet your family needs.
  • Please don't take more than you need.
Thank you!
Ticket forms are DUE BY JUNE 2, 2017!!
Next Parent Committee Meeting : Thursday,  MARCH 25, 2017 @ 6pm. Room 1006
Knott's Berry Farm Trip 
If you haven't turned in your field trip slips and money - get those into your HB teacher or the front office!
Promotion Details:
Venue | Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College
  • The Haugh Performing Arts Center is a 1,400 seat proscenium venue located on the campus of Citrus Community College, in the heart of Southern California's San Gabriel Valley.
  • Everybody will need a ticket to enter the venue. This does include babies! Ticket request forms will be going home with the students in May. All tickets will be distributed the day before promotion.
  • There will be a short video shown at the promotion.
Time of Event | 5pm
Doors open at 4:30pm with a 5:00pm starting time. The event will last for about 1.5 hours. 
*Please note that balloons are NOT allowed in the venue. You will be asked to leave them outside. 
Dress Code | 
  • Boys must wear dress pants (khakis are fine) or black jeans and a collared shirt; jackets are optional.
  • Girls are to wear a dress or nice pant outfit. (Girls may wear summer dresses that would be appropriate for an afternoon party. Strapless or one strap dresses are inappropriate for a Junior High ceremony).
  • Dresses with “spaghetti straps” or off-the-shoulder styles or halter-tops, should be worn with a jacket and necklines should not be low-cut (shawls are not acceptable replacements for a jacket).
  • Please, no tuxedos or semi-formal dresses.
  • Blue jeans, shorts and sweat pants are not to be worn.
  • Students are asked to wear clean, neat clothes to the Eighth Grade Promotion and Dance. Clothing is expected to conform to the SJCA Dress Code with the exception that young ladies may wear dresses with shoulder straps provided they are appropriate.
Achievement Awards | Given out at promotion *not limited to
  • Core Subject
  • Specialist
  • Core Value
  • Student of the Year
  • Principal Honor Roll (4.0 – 8th-grade year)
  • Presidential Award (4.0 – 6th thru 8th grade)
  • Attendance Award (K-8)


A huge THANK YOU to the families of the following students who have donated towards the 8th grade promotion! 
Mrs. de la Torre's Class
Isaiah Alvarez
Madison Barbosa
Sergio Castillo
Daniel Castro
Corina Cavazos
Corina Cervantes
Michael Clark
Ayden De Avila
Sebastian DeLaPena Kenley*
Matthew Fabila
Myles Farhan
Andrew Galvan
Diana Garcia
Miguel Garcia
Robert Garcia
Jeremie Gomez
Carleen Jimenez*
Isabella Karpuzyan*
Samara Lichtman
Ivy Medina
Emma Moratoya
Angelina Olivo
Jonathan Oruna
Isabella Solano
Ruby Solis
Reyna Speirs
Jonathan Tran
Melissa Venegas
Adrian Verduzco
Mrs. Garcia's Class
Jacqueline Bobadilla
Rilee Bradbury*
Izaiah Chapa
Tobin Diep
Jessica Fuentes
Cristina Gonzalez
Connor Guin
Isabella Hernandez
Kenneth Hung
Adrian Jimenez
Sumedh Kane
Ethan Lee
Kaitlyn Lim
Adrian Lopez
Lauren Montes
Danni Murray
Grace Nelson
Joshua Orense*
Avery Palacio*
Sheccid Rodriguez
Isac Ruff
Eduardo Ruiz
Jibreel Salahudin
Noah Sandoval
Corrine Soto
Angela Tran
Joseph Valdez Nunez
Allison Whiteman
Ms. Kinnoin's Class
Andrew Anonas Adrians
Annaliese Avila
Lauren Banuelos
Kayla Bituin
Jason Chang
Samantha Cuan*
Justine Constantino*
Anissa Cordova 
Destiny Duran
Mikel Escobar
Matthew Flota*
Daniel Gamino
Melissa Hernandez
Maya Lara
Matthew Leffallad
Diego Martinez
Victoria Nguyen
Caroline Sahagun*
Emily Sanchez
Jana Singley
Sharlayne Sunglao
Patrick Tran
Brooke Wilson
Bernardo Zepeda
Mrs. Shreck's Class
Matthew Aguirre
Isabella Arlotti
Tiana Barajas
Ariani Briseno*
Kevin Buenrostro*
Vanessa Contreras
Arianna Edpao
Erika Garcia
Joyal Graham
Zachary Grech*
Brooklyn Gutierrez
Charisma Kerkhoff
Gabriel Larriva
Katelyn Law
Thalia Mason
Ryan Myers
Viviana Ortega
Anthony Ramirez
Oscar Ramirez
Connor Santoyo
Nathaniel Spence
Jonathan Tran
Mayela Velasquez Rodriguez
Quetzalli Villagran
Stella Wisneski
Anelka Wotherspoon
 *Families who have donated more than the $40 recommendation! Thank you!
If you would like to still donate, please download the donation letter (PDF) and return it with your donation to your child's homebase teacher.